CS 795/895 - Vehicular Networks
Spring 2010: Tues/Thurs 11-12:15pm, E&CS 2120

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  • Topics in italics are tentative and are subject to change.
  • VN refers to the course textbook, Vehicular Networks: From Theory to Practice
  • ODU Spring 2010 Academic Calendar, Exam Schedule

Next Lecture | Research Project Info

Date Topic Reading for this class meeting Assignment / Due
Jan 12 Course Intro Δ
Research Methods Δ
Syllabus, (keshav-ccr07) Paper 1 assigned
Jan 14 Intro to Vehicular Networks Wireless Networks and Security Background Δ
(yousefi-itst06), (papa-commag09)
Paper 1 due
Jan 19 Guest Lecturer: Hadi Arbabi
Using Vehicular Networks to Collect Common Traffic Data
Jan 21 Traffic Monitoring Δ
Mobility Models and Simulation Δ
VN Ch 1 (skim)
VN Chs 2, 12, 13 (skim)
(focus on 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.3.1,,,
Java Applet
Jan 26 No Class
Jan 28 Protocols Δ (WAVE, 802.11p, DSRC) (uzcategui-commmag09), (jiang-vtc08)
Feb 2 Guest Lecturer: Hadi Arbabi
ns-3 Tutorial
Program 1 assigned
Feb 4 Guest Lecturer: Hadi Arbabi
VANETs in ns-3 Tutorial
Program 2 assigned
Feb 9 Government Initiatives (IntelliDrive, Europe) VN Ch 3, 4
ITS Strategic Research Plan
Program 1 due
Project Topics assigned
Feb 11 Applications VN Ch 6 (6.1-6.4)
(hull-sensys06), (yoon-mobisys07)
Feb 16 No Class
Feb 18 No Class Paper 2 assigned
Feb 23 Guest Lecturer: Mo Almalag
Safety Applications (part 1 Δ, part 2 Δ)
VN Ch 5
(le-commag09), (jiang-wcm06)
Program 2 due
Project Topics due
Feb 25 Mid-Term Exam
Mar 2 Applications VN Ch 6 (6.5-6.7)
Mar 4 Application Presentations
Aaron: (caliskan-vanet06)
Ahmed: (nadeem-mc2r04)
Paper 2 due
Mar 9 No Class - Spring Break
Mar 11 No Class - Spring Break
Mar 16 Networking Issues
To be discussed: (jiang-vanet08), (wang-vanet08), (wang-autonet08)
(wang-vanet08) Project Proposal due
Mar 18 Networking Issues
To be discussed: (torrent-moreno-vanet04), (torrent-moreno-vanet05)
Mar 23 Security (raya-wirecommag06), (parno-hotnets05) Papers for Background Presentation due

Mar 25 Dissemination
To be discussed: (ni-mobicom99), (bachir-vtc03), (ibrahim-vtc09), (little-its05)
(ni-mobicom99), (ibrahim-vtc09) Evaluation Plan due
Mar 30 Routing
To be discussed: (li-vtmag07), (wu-vanet04), (korkmaz-vanet04)
Apr 1 No Class - Project Work
Apr 6 Project Background Presentations
Apr 8 No Class - Project Work
Apr 13 Aggregation
To be discussed: (ibrahim-autonet08), (raya-vanet06), (picconi-vanet06)
(ibrahim-autonet08), (raya-vanet06)
Apr 15 No Class - Project Work
Apr 20 No Class - Project Work
Apr 22 No Class - Project Work
Apr 27 Gongjun Yan PhD Defense (starts 10am) (yan-wcm-otrc09) Final Paper due at 11:59pm
Fri, Apr 30 Final Exam assigned at 8am
Mon, May 3 Final Exam due at 8am